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Mrs. Boyster from Oceanside CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.


My students need colored paper, pencils, highlighters, and markers to create classroom visuals.

  • $399 goal

This project expired on August 21, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember back when school was fun? We had time for art and projects. With state assessments and budget cuts, these fun things about school have gone away like the dinosaur. My ELD and special ed students need hands-on and creative learning opportunities to help them feel successful.

My students are new to the US.

Most of them do not speak the language, are struggling with surviving in their new environments, cannot communicate well, and are trying their best to be successful with the educational standards of today. Textbook learning is not going to help them assimilate to a new culture, open up to speaking or learn a new language. They need hands-on, entertaining and engaging lessons to bring learning to life.

My Project

My students many not be able to express in words what they know or can do, but they can certainly show me. With art, anything is possible. My students can excel at expressing their ideas visually, and work together in groups to increase communication. I am requesting colored paper, markers, colored pencils, highlighters, and poster materials for my students to use. They will work in groups to create a project of interest to them during ELD (English Language Development) class. The joy of seeing their finished projects decorating the classroom makes everyone happy. They can take ownership of their education.

My students are trying so hard to survive in a new culture, attend school, deal with hormones, and learn a foreign language, all while trying to make their parents proud.

I want to make school fun for them by making knowledge easily accessible. Who wouldn't love to use art to learn?

Mrs. Boyster
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 65 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Newell Corporation - Mr Sketch Scented Marker 18 Colors • Teachers' School Supply $18.57 2 $37.14
Sargent Art Classic Markers Fine • Teachers' School Supply $7.07 4 $28.28
Expo Low Odor Dry Erase Markers - 16 Color Set • Teachers' School Supply $26.84 1 $26.84
Pacon Corporation - Neon Construction Pad 9x12 • Teachers' School Supply $4.29 4 $17.16
Didax - Classroom Art Gr 6-10 • Teachers' School Supply $16.95 1 $16.95
Gryphon House - Global Art • Teachers' School Supply $16.95 1 $16.95
Evan-moor - Draw Then Write Gr 4-6 • Teachers' School Supply $15.99 1 $15.99
Pacon Corporation - Construction Paper 9 X 12 Assorted Peacock Colorburst • Teachers' School Supply $3.09 3 $9.27
Post-it Page Marker - 5 Pads • Teachers' School Supply $3.85 4 $15.40
Art Projects From Around The World Gr 4-6 • Teachers' School Supply $14.99 1 $14.99
Pacon Corporation - Fadeless Sheets 12 X 18 60 Assrt • Teachers' School Supply $11.59 1 $11.59
Sharpie Metallic Marker • Teachers' School Supply $2.10 2 $4.20
Marker Sharpie Metallic Gold • Teachers' School Supply $2.10 3 $6.30
Teacher Created Resources - Holiday Graph Art Gr 2-6 • Teachers' School Supply $8.99 1 $8.99
Teacher Created Resources - Challenging Graph Art Gr 2-6 • Teachers' School Supply $8.99 1 $8.99
Pacon Corporation - Fadeless Embossed Safari 24 Sht 12 X 18 Assorted Prints • Teachers' School Supply $8.99 1 $8.99
Roylco Ancient Paper • Teachers' School Supply $6.99 1 $6.99
Roylco Inc. - Hispanic Paper • Teachers' School Supply $6.99 1 $6.99
Roylco Inc. - Asian Paper • Teachers' School Supply $6.99 1 $6.99
Roylco Inc. - Economy Origami Paper • Teachers' School Supply $6.49 1 $6.49
Pacon Corporation - Multicultural Construct Ppr 12x18 • Teachers' School Supply $6.19 1 $6.19
Africa Say-it Chart • Teachers' School Supply $2.99 1 $2.99
Stripes & Stitches Dot Chart • Teachers' School Supply $2.49 1 $2.49

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